Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1883.
Limited to 220 copies. Two volumes. 8vo. xv, 306 (ii); (iv), 308, (i). Preface by G. Brunet. Illustrated with eleven etchings after watercolors by Lalauze. Bound by Maclehose in full dark blue crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with simple gilt titles and rules around the bands, the covers with double fillets and large gilt design of the owner's bookplate also printed on the flyleaves the flyleaves. About fine. Item #20452
Much of the great Romantic repertoire was based on Hoffmann's stories: Offenbach's opera The Tales of Hoffmann, The Nutcracker ballet, Schumann's Kreisleriana, etc.